One dead; 59 hurt in accidents
One family is mourning the loss of a loved one while 59 people are nursing injuries as the result of two separate mass casualties last night.
The first accident took place at Lemon Arbor, St John, around 5:45 p.m. Troy Ifill of Haggatt Hall, St Michael, lost his life after a Transport Board bus and the car he was driving collided.
Twenty-nine people were injured, with seven of them being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulances. Two were said to be critically injured.
Forty-five minutes later, at 6:30 p.m., three vehicles – a minibus, an SUV and a van – were involved in another accident at Windsor, St George.
According to medical reports, one was critically injured, four severely injured, but stable, ten had minor injuries and the remaining 15 were treated and discharged. (JS/TTY)